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ONE HAPPINESS SCATTERS A THOUSAND SORROWS
 
 
Happiness is a true measure of life.
It is contagious and speaks volumes
Banishes dark imaginings,
Brightens skies and lifts the soul.
Life revolves around seconds of experience.
Be in control
Fill your eyes with  wonder and surprise.
Listen only to the sounds that 
Make  fear and disappointment  dis...

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Hymn of a Northern Clime

All hail the Winter Solstice!

The everlasting Sun

Force of Light and Life

Returns to us once more.

 

O Sun, we trust Thee.

Thou wilt not abandon us

To desolation of shadow

And frozen sleep.

We honour

Your guardians of gloom

The gliding Moon, your Eyes of Night

And Sky Fire.

 

Behold!

We celebrate and make merry

With feasting, drin...

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The Big Hill

“Climb with me, Nana.

I want to go to the top.

Nobody else will go.

Imagine the top of the mountain, Nana.

I want to see the world from the top.”

 

The words struck deep.

And the vinegar in her veins

Became new wine

Strong exhilarating vital

New wine in an old bag.

 

“Look at the world from here, Nana.

Wow!”

Wow! indeed, Child. Wow! ind...

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